OPARC

1978 MICHIGAN QSO PARTY

 

OAK PARK AMATEUR RADIO CLUB

OAK PARK COMMUNITY CENTER

14300 OAK PARK BLVD,

OAK PARK, MI 48237

CLUB STATION: W8MB

 

RESULTS

 

MICHIGAN RESULTS (Listed by Call, Score and County)

 

W8PBO 69,040 Macomb Trophy Winner WA8VEB 6,650 Oakland
K8IF 60,080 Livingston Certificate N8WW 6,480 Macomb
K8RO 48,080 Oakland Certificate WD8QVB 6,407 Macomb
WB8TRY 36,560 Wayne Certificate WA8MAM 5,940 Menominee
K8KA/8 35,259 Osceola Certificate N8RW 4,560 Saginaw Multi-Op
K8DD 33,456 St. Clair Certificate WD8OKL 4,532 Bay
W8LAQ 31,746 Eaton Certificate WB8ZJL 4,176 Macomb
W8JKU 27,744 Oakland N8HT 3,924 Genesee
WD8JOF 20,460 Genesee Certificate WB8BNN 3,478 Van Buren Certificate
N8UM 19,992 Washtenaw Certificate W8HW 3,924 Genesee
WB8SLQ 18,312 Macomb N8MK 3,102 Saginaw
W8QGP 17,580 Hillsdale Certificate WD8IKZ 2,997 Oakland
WD8CQN 17,353 Genesee Certificate W8WVU 2,952 Lenawee Certificate
WB8YWG 17,100 Shiawassee Certificate WB8AUN 2,800 Macomb
N8UM/8 16,632 Wayne W8WVU/8 2,376 Cheboygan Certificate
WB8MTD 15,080 Jackson Certificate WB8NXN 2,244 Oakland
WD8ITV 14,899 Macomb WD8OLC 943 Genesee
K8SJQ 14,688 Lapeer Certificate WB8LWS 792 Macomb
WD8LRR 14,460 Genesee K8BWC 595 Saginaw
WB8SVI 14,274 Macomb W8YL 532 Lenawee
WD8ITS 13,986 Oakland WA8EFF 496 Macomb
WB8ZME 13,542 Macomb WD8QNM 442 Macomb
K8OT 12,660 Saginaw WA8TOF 300 St. Clair
K8KQJ/8 12,250 Oakland WD8NNM 72 Macomb
WD8ECT 11,040 Wayne K3KX/m8 17,493 6 Co's Certificate
W8ETH 9,020 Oakland W8VSK/m8 3,672 4 Co's
WD8DKM 8,695 Bay WB8FEZ 2,349 Genesee Plaque (VHF)
WD8AAE 7,866 Marquette Trophy-UP WD8LID 144 Lapeer VHF
K8DAC 6,930 Saginaw Multi-Op WD8KEO 21 Genesee VHF

 

CLUB SCORES

1. L'ANSE CREUSE ARC 266,450 Club Trophy (4th straight year)
2. CENTRAL MICH CONTESTERS 62,971
3. SAGINAW VALLEY ARA 36,542
4. CENTRAL MICH ARC 31,756
5. SAWYER ARA 7,866

 

OUT OF STATE RESULTS (Listed by state, call and total QSO points)

CAL WB6DQR 20 Certificate WA2BYX 96
CONN W1VH 1,848 Certificate NY N2RT 4,366 Certificate
DEL W3JZA 640 Certificate WA2OTC 3,422
GA WB4RUA 2,525 Certificate W2EY 980
ILL K9BG 5,032 Certificate NC WD4BEJ 416 Certificate
WB9SMU 3,861 W3BHE 108
W9QWM 2,783 N4GF 6,400
K9CW 1,050 OH WD8CGR 2,889 Certificate
K9GL 192 K8BBH 2,714
IND K9NN 6,996 Certificate PA K3NB 4,433 Certificate
N9BU 1,029 WA3ZAH 779
IOWA WB0UCP 4,026 Certificate W3FVU 30
LA W5WG 1,881 Certificate TX W5KLB 2,002
MD W3BHE 6,630 Certificate N5QQ 224
W3PYZ 6,400 Certificate WIS WB9PVI 1,771 Certificate
MINN WA0QIT 7,912 Certificate K9GDF 765
MO WB3JAP/0 1,218 Certificate WB9KAR 70
NEV W7HI 416 Certificate ONT VE3DAP 8,034 Trophy
NJ WB2LBV 5,254 Certificate VE3CDK 8,000 Trophy
N2VA 1,098 Certificate VE3BR 5,115 Certificate

 

SOAPBOX

Thanks to the mobiles, particularly K8NS for many rare counties.  Good party - W1VH  Tnx for the great contest, really enjoyed it.  Special tnx to K8NS who supplied many new multiplier - WB2LBV  Was my first Mich QSO Party.  Seemed to have very good turnout on CW.  Many thanks to K8NS/m8 for his mobile efforts - WA2OTC  Mni tnx for the fb QSO party.  Sure appreciate the new counties - W2EY  I enjoyed the contest.  I wish I could have put more time in.  Hope to be around for next year's contest - K3NB  Greatly enjoyed driving over to Mich for the test - K3KX/m8  Lots of work for this old timer.  Learned a lot about Indian history of Mich, TNX - W3BHE  My tnx to all, especially the CW mobiles.  Ur party is one of the hi-lites of the season - W3PYZ  Was my 1st QSO party-enjoyed it - WA3ZGL  The Mich QSO Party is always an interesting operating program and will look forward to the one next year - W5WG  Many loud sigs from Mich all weekend, Tnx - WD8CGR  Like the 2pt. CW and the set operating hours.  Super participation - I can see why the MI QSO pty was mentioned as one of the better QSO parties in Nat'l Contest Journal - K8DD  Participation was excellent - W8LAQ  Had a great time putting Menominee County in test - WA8MAM  1st QSO pty - enjoyed it - WB8BNN  Mni tnx to the mobiles in particular - W8JKU  Aurora came at a good time - WB8FEZ  Still liked it when phone & CW were separate test, but 2 for 1 CW helped - K8RO  Biggest Mich score in several years - W9QWM

CLUB STATION, W8MB, operated by members of the Oak Park ARC, was worth 5 points per contact, as stated in rules in the Amateur Radio Magazines.  It was a very close race in Ontario this year, that both these gentlemen (VE3DAP es VE3CDK) deserve trophies.  The contest committee expresses there appreciation to all that participated and send in logs.  Your comments were also very helpful.  We shall look forward to seeing all of you again next year - 73s, Mark-K8ED

 

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